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Riverway, Townsville

(4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
One of the city’s most exciting and dynamic areas is Riverway, offering a combination of commercial, cultural, and leisure/sports activities. This riverfront parkland, opened in 2006, stretches for 11 km (7 mi) along the Cross River. The nearby business district, where you can visit a number of trendy shops and cafés, is connected to the parkland area by a pathway stretching along the shore. Enjoy a variety of water sports at the site’s calm lagoon, or drop by the nearby cricket stadium (with a capacity of over 10,000 visitors) to experience the famous Australian game day atmosphere. A convenient arts center and gallery are located in the area as well, hosting regular exhibitions, plays, and concerts. Using our custom trip planner, Townsville attractions like Riverway can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Really enjoyed Riverway. The pools are not too crowded so there is plenty of space and the surrounding parkland is lovely. Great for kids to ride, walk or run and a lovely place to swim.  more »
  • Stunning lagoons, park lands, playgrounds, river you can feed the turtles and river way walking paths. All free!.  more »
  • Beautiful pools, parks and BBQ areas located on Townsville's Ross River. Cafe on site. Great for the family and all provided free.  more »
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  • Stunning location alongside the river. Free pools and lagoon. Free BBQs. Designed with nature for a wonderful family experience.
  • Small and not top notch work displayed always but pleasant and immaculate.
  • Had many happy BBQ's here beside Ross River as the kids played in the huge pool escaping Townsville's heat - excellent facilities and family friendly
  • Great facilities the pool area is a fantastic place. We went and looked at the da Vinci exhibition well worth a look and free.
  • Riverway is amazing.. A must see for any visitors and much loved by locals